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Indigenous Reading Series

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

The Indigenous Reading Series is a new MSA program that centers Indigenous thinking and perspectives through reading and discussion. Each...

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Multiple Battlefield Cinema

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

This workshop, entitled Battlefield Cinema, brings together filmmakers, scholars, and Indigenous Peoples whose goal is to explore how community-engaged and...

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Thinking Andean Studies Conference

8:30 AM - 6:00 PM

The Thinking Andean Studies Conference is an interdisciplinary event that showcases the increasing number of scholars conducting research in and...

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Thinking Andean Studies Conference

12:00 PM - 9:30 PM

The Thinking Andean Studies Conference is an interdisciplinary event that showcases the increasing number of scholars conducting research in and...

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If You Remember, I’ll Remember

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

If You Remember, I’ll Remember is an invitation to reflect on the past while contemplating the present through works of...

May
29
2020

CNAIR 2019-2020 Symposium

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

CNAIR 2019-2020 Fellows Virtual Research Talks Friday, May 29, 12-1:30 PM Please join CNAIR for virtual research talks by our faculty, graduate,...

Apr
23
2020

Tommy Orange Book Discussion and Signing

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

EVENT POSTPONED details to follow soon April 23, 2020 Doors Open 5:30 pm Event Start 6:30 pm Book Signing 7:30 pm RSVP and ticketing: https://tinyurl.com/vyna3fb SIgn-up for...

Mar
4
2020

Decolonizing Healthcare

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Decolonizing Healthcare: An Indigenous perspective on affirming healthcare for Two Spirit and Transgender communities  Description: Culturally informed and affirming healthcare is...

Dec
5
2019

Harvest Indigenous Discussions

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Join MSA for our monthly dinner and discussion series on topics important to Indian Country and the Northwestern Native and...

Nov
26
2019

Campus Nature Walk

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Join us once a week for a campus walk led by a Northwestern community member. These walks will aid in...

Nov
25
2019

Smudging Ceremony

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Smudging is the practice of burning sage and/or other medicines for cleansing, purifying and healing purposes. Join us once a...

Nov
22
2019

NAHM: Craft Circle

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Bring your lunch and creative energy and join us for weekly craft circles. Each week, a member of the Northwestern...

Nov
20
2019

Smudging Ceremony

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Smudging is the practice of burning sage and/or other medicines for cleansing, purifying and healing purposes. Join us once a...

Nov
19
2019

NAHM: Campus Nature Walk

9:00 AM - 9:45 PM

Join us once a week for a campus walk led by a Northwestern community member. These walks will aid in...

Nov
16
2019

Sand Creek Commemoration

10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

In the spirit of healing, the Native American and Indigenous Student Alliance (NAISA) has invited representative descendants of the Northern...

Nov
15
2019

NAHM: Craft Circle

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Bring your lunch and creative energy and join us for weekly craft circles. Each week, a member of the Northwestern...

Nov
14
2019

Harvest Indigenous Discussions

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Join MSA for our monthly dinner and discussion series on topics important to Indian Country and the Northwestern Native and...

Nov
13
2019

Smudging Ceremony

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Smudging is the practice of burning sage and/or other medicines for cleansing, purifying and healing purposes. Join us once a...

Nov
12
2019

Campus Nature Walk

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Join us once a week for a campus walk led by a Northwestern community member. These walks will aid in...

Nov
8
2019

NAHM: Craft Circle

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Bring your lunch and creative energy and join us for weekly craft circles. Each week, a member of the Northwestern...

Nov
5
2019

Postcard to the 7th Generation

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

What are you doing to prepare the world for future generations? It is common among some Native Americans to consider...

Nov
4
2019

Smudging Ceremony

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Smudging is the practice of burning sage and/or other medicines for cleansing, purifying and healing purposes. Join us once a...

Oct
31
2019

Indigenous Lecture & Writing Series

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:00 - 2:30 PM Northwestern University Rebecca Crown Center- Hardin Hall 633 Clark St- West Tower, Evanston Please join us for...

Oct
17
2019

Dylan AT Miner: This Land is Always

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

This Land is Always Co-presented with Art History, the Center for Native American and Indigenous Research, Northwestern University Native American and...

Oct
14
2019

Indigenous Tour of Northwestern

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day (October 14, 2019) by learning about Native people, places, and initiatives that connect to Northwestern University:...

May
17
2019

CNAIR's 1st Annual Research Symposium

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The Center for Native American and Indigenous Research is proud to announce it’s first annual research symposium. The symposium will...

May
13
2019

Birds & Breakfast

8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Each year thousands of migratory birds travel to & through Chicago along the coast of Lake Michigan. During Spring migration,...

Mar
11
2019

Native Politics

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

A conversation facilitated by Daviree Velazquez Phillip and Aaron Golding to celebrate Rep. Deb Haaland, Rep. Sharice Davids, Gertrude Bonnin,...

Feb
27
2019

Walking as Witness

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

JeeYeun Lee uses performance, research, and socially engaged art to bring our attention to the ways that histories of place...

Nov
29
2018

Sovereignty Symposium

5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Sovereignty SymposiumCo-hosted with the Center for Native American and Indigenous Research, the Kaplan Institute for the Humanities’ Dialogues on Security...

May
5
2018

CAICC Urban Native Education Conference

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

THEME: Identity, Kinship, and Belonging This conference will facilitate the exchange of strategies, tools an research among Native American education in...

May
4
2018

Pacific Island Studies Now Symposium

8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Featuring: Vicente Diaz (Univ of Minnesota), Christina DeLisle (Univ. of Minnesota), and Hokulani Aikau (Univ. of Utah). Northwestern scholars include:...

Feb
20
2018

American Quarterly Publishing Workshop

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Presented by Vernadette Gonzalez, Honors Program Director, Assoc. Professor of American Studies, University of Hawai'i, Manoa. Associate Editor of American...

Jan
17
2018

Moore Lecture: Natalie Diaz

5:15 PM - 6:45 PM

Natalie Diaz was born in the Fort Mojave Indian Village in Needles, California. She is Mojave and an enrolled member...

Nov
3
2017

YoNasDa Lonewolf

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Come meet Queen YoNasDa (Black and Oglala Lakota) as she shares how her identity intersects with her involvement in activism...

Oct
9
2017

Indigenous Peoples' Day

All day

Northwestern University is co-sponsoring events for Indigenous Peoples’ Day, October 9th, along with Evanston’s Mitchell Museum of the American Indian...

Apr
22
2017

Earth Day Water Talks

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Learn about water and the role it plays in our lives. From holding cultural and spiritual importance to being the...

Apr
20
2017

Marie Watt: Sewing Community

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

This winter, community members from Northwestern, Evanston, and beyond joined together with artist Marie Watt to lend their hands to...

Feb
23
2017

Environmental Resource Panel & Reception

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Featuring Arlinda Locklear and Heather Kendall-Miller. From the Dakota Access Pipeline to the expansion of crude oil shipping in Gray’s Harbor...

Feb
23
2017

Environmental Law Lunch Panel

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Come and learn from Arlinda Locklear (Lumbee) and Heather Kendall-Miller (Athabascan).Their experience includes the historic Katie John litigation ensuring subsistence...

Jan
30
2017

SHC Klopsteg Lecture: KELLY WISECUP

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

KELLY WISECUP: English, Northwestern University "Indigenizing Botany: Colonial Science and Mohegan Medicine in Eighteenth-Century North America" Description: Colony botany and colonial expansion...

Nov
19
2016

Sand Creek Massacre Commemoration

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Join NAISA and the Chicago community in a reception honoring the Cheyenne and Arapaho lives lost on November 29, 1864.

Nov
18
2016

Storytelling for Healing Workshop

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

This is an event designed to precede the Sand Creek Massacre Commemoration on Nov. 19 at 12:00pm in the Guild...

Nov
7
2016

First Nations Film and Video Festival

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

First Nations Film and Video Festival, Inc.  is a grassroots Native American film festival whose mission is showcasing works produced...

Oct
23
2016

Indigenous Science Days

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Indigenous Science Days is a community program that focus on culturally based science. The activities take place at multiple places...

Oct
10
2016

Indigenous Peoples' Day Concert

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

A variety of programming will occur on Indigenous Peoples' Day, inlcuding a concert by Scatter Their Own. Scatter Their Own...

Oct
10
2016

#NODAPL Rally

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

This is part of the the Indigenous Peoples' Day programming at Northwestern University. Students from the Native American and Indigenous...

Oct
10
2016

Indigenous Peoples' Day Panel

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Learn about the history, cultures & political issues of Indigenous Peoples throughout North American.  Featuring Scotti Clifford, musician and educator,...

Oct
1
2016

Indians in the Archive Symposium

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

“Indians in the Archive: Images of the Midwest” will feature speakers including Dave Beck (Montana); Rosalyn LaPier (Montana); Philip Round...

Sep
18
2016

Chicago Annual Powwow Trip

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Hosted by the American Indian Center of Chicago, the Chicago Annual Powwow is a celebration of Native culture from the...

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